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Improved access and innovation – two key factors for the advancement of the microfinance sector in the Arab region

Interview with Fatina Abu Okab, Program Manager, Grameen-Jameel By Miranda Beshara, Arabic Editor, CGAP’s Microfinance Gateway* April..

April 27, 2015

Entrepreneurship in the Middle East Gets Boost Through Crowdfunded Loans

Kiva.org and Grameen-Jameel Microfinance Ltd. Launch “Change is in Your Hands” Campaign to Alleviate Poverty Through..

June 30, 2014

Ten Lessons from a Partnership to Reduce Poverty in the Arab World

by Alex Counts A little over a year ago, Susan Davis, and former Chairwoman of Grameen Foundation said to me, “In the wake of 9/11, there..

June 19, 2014

Contemplating Scarcity and its Implications for Microfinance and Poverty Alleviation

by Alex Counts The field of behavioral economics – the intersection of psychology and economics – is fairly new.  This is a partial..

February 20, 2014

The Implications of Scarcity Thesis for Microfinance

by Alex Counts Just as increasing use of a “gender lens” has transformed thinking about and the practice of international development..

February 20, 2014
Ten Years and Ten Lessons

Ten Years and Ten Lessons

 A Decade of Partnership to Reduce Poverty in the Arab World By Alex Counts[1] Ten years ago, Grameen Foundation set out on a journey of..

February 20, 2014

Dix Ans et Dix Enseignements

Par Alex Counts Une décennie de Partenariat pour la Réduction de la Pauvreté dans le Monde Arabe Il y a dix ans, Grameen Foundation..

February 20, 2014

Opening Speech – Women’s World Banking Conference 2013 in Amman, Jordan

By Dr. Khaled Al-Gazawi, General Manager, Grameen-Jameel Amman, Jordan, on 19 November 2013 Your Majesty, Your Excellencies, Distinguished..

November 19, 2013